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• In conjunction with the official grand opening of its Americas headquarters, Bridgestone Americas, Inc. and the Nashville Predators unveiled an additional five-year extension for the naming rights agreement for Bridgestone Arena, home of the Nashville Predators. Initially signed in March 2010, the extended terms now ensure Bridgestone naming rights through 2025. Financial terms were not shared.
• Research, marketing and consulting firm NewZoo, San Francisco, has increased its estimate of the market size for global games for 2016-20 “based on an even stronger performance than anticipated in the first three quarters of the year. NewZoo now says that the global games market would generate $116 billion in game software revenues, $7.1 billion higher than previously estimated and nearly 11% growth vs. 2016. The firm now estimates that the category will hit $143.5 billion in 2020.

• Univision Deportes said it would conclude the year as the “leading sports brand delivering the most soccer viewing in the country throughout 2017.” Univision Deportes said this past year it earned the highest share of soccer viewing in the U.S. among 29 networks broadcasting live soccer, claiming over 40% of all viewing across the networks of Univision. It also said it led the industry by “broadcasting 19 out of 20 top-rated club soccer matches in 2017, regardless of language.”
• The NBA has named Indianapolis as the site for the 2021 All-Star Game, to be played in Bankers Life Fieldhouse on Feb. 14. The next three NBA All-Star Games are: Los Angeles (Staples Center, Feb. 18, 2018), Charlotte (Spectrum Center. Feb. 17, 2019) and Chicago (United Center, Feb. 16, 2020). Cleveland said it would seek to host the 2022 game, which would be the 70th All-Star Game in league history.

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3. Kevin Durant Golden State Warriors

4. Russell Westbrook Oklahoma City Thunder
5. Joel Embid Philadelphia 76ers
6. Kristaps Porzingas New York Knicks
7. Giannis Antetokounmpo Milwaukee Bucks

8. James Harden Houston Rockets
9. Ben Simmons Philadelphia 76ers
10. Isaiah Thomas Cleveland Cavaliers
11. Kawhi Leonard San Antonio Spurs
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Let us not seek the Republican answer or the Democratic answer, but the right answer. Let us not seek to fix the blame for the past. Let us accept our own responsibility for the future.
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Let us not seek the Republican answer or the Democratic answer, but the right answer. Let us not seek to fix the blame for the past. Let us accept our own responsibility for the future.
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Let us not seek the Republican answer or the Democratic answer, but the right answer. Let us not seek to fix the blame for the past. Let us accept our own responsibility for the future.
Read more at http://www.brainyquote.com/quotes/quotes/j/johnfkenn121400.html#JZxA5jXY4rCwemgZ.99
Let us not seek the Republican answer or the Democratic answer, but the right answer. Let us not seek to fix the blame for the past. Let us accept our own responsibility for the future.
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Mar292010

One, Two ESPN3.com Campaign Supports Relaunch Of Broadband Channel

March 29, 2010: One may be the loneliest number, and it takes two to tango. But "Three is a Magic Number," according to ESPN, which is featuring the classic Schoolhouse Rock song as the soundtrack not to a Three Stooges, Three Musketeers or "Three Blind Mice" effort, but to a campaign supporting the relaunch of ESPN3.com.

The effort is anchored by a 30-second TV spot that will air throughout the month of April across all ESPN networks and ESPN's YouTube channel to coincide with the unveiling on April 4 of the reconfigured ESPN360.com broadband channel. Samsung is the launch partner for the ESPN3.com campaign, which was created by The Martin Agency. Support includes print, digital and radio.

The 30-second spot encompasses a plethora of sports scenarios based on three: a basketball game with a player hitting a winning three-point shot, third down during a football game, Kobe Bryant holding up three fingers after his third NBA title, three tennis balls, Chris Paul wearing No. 3 with the New Orleans Hornets, Dwyane Wade wearing No. 3 with the Miami Heat, Team Penske's race car No. 3; and a shot of José, Bengie and Yadler Molina, the "first trio of brothers to all have World Series rings."  A voiceover at the end offers, "Soon, three will mean even more to sports."

A 15-second and 5-second version will also air.

Two versions of the song "Three is a Magic Number" — the original Schoolhouse Rock rendition and a hip sampling — provide the soundtrack for the TV spots.

Major League Baseball Advanced Media recently signed on to provide technology infrastructure and operations support for ESPN3.com, which is available via subscription to more than 50 million households.

"ESPN360.com carries a wide variety of more than 3,500 live sporting events online, and continually improving that experience is our top priority," John Kosner, svp/GM for ESPN Digital Media, said in a statement. "We will continue to deliver a high quality network to fans as it transitions to ESPN3.com in April."

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